2022 Indiana Wildlife Conference

Dr. Mamie Parker sits at a large table with a nameplate. She is seated in an executive chair in front of a screen that says Dept of Game & Inland FisheriesKeynote Speaker: Dr. Mamie Parker

Dr. Mamie Parker is a professional fish and wildlife biologist and made history serving as the first African American U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) Regional Director of the 13 Northeastern states after working in  the Great Lakes and Big Rivers regions. She has received numerous conservation awards and is widely known for her tireless work on wildlife conservation and invasive species. She currently serves on numerous non-profit boards including the National Wildlife Federation.

More info, or register here: https://indianawildlife.org/conference/

OTHER PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE:Ohio DNR (retired) botanist Jim McCormick

Jim McCormac (right) served at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for 31 years as a botanist, and later specializing in wildlife diversity projects, especially involving birds. He has authored or  coauthored six books, including Birds of Ohio, and Wild Ohio: The Best of Our Natural Heritage.


  • Amanda Wuestefeld, IN Dept of Natural Resources Division of Fish & Wildlife (DFW) Director
  • Brad Westrich, DFW Nongame Biologist | Black Bears in Indiana

Live Bird Demo from Eagle Creek Ornithology Center
Catered Lunch at the Garrison

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